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Dan Thies debunks a couple of SEO myths regarding servers and keyword density.
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from onreact 2672 Days ago #
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Never cared for keyword density either...

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from stugots 2671 Days ago #
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good examples of missing the forest for the trees

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from DariaGoetsch 2671 Days ago #
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Good post, love the title. I never bought into the keyword density argument myself. Write what makes sense to the user. It just boils down to common sense SEO.

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from johnandrews 2671 Days ago #
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I disagree with much of what Dan writes up there. Google is not static, and there is often a ton to be gained with crafted keyword content. I agree that "keyword density" isn’t the metric, but that was such an easy target. The problem I have is with the writing... it technically says one thing (black box kw density measuring systems are not perfect), but creates an impression (keyword content is of lower importance than links, write for humans not search engines) that I think is equally invalid. It is sooooo easy to scientifically debunk just about anything, but does that add value to the discussion? Academics have built an industry around that process. It’s very inefficient... who wants to argue the fine details that technically make it right or wrong? Only other academics.

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from DanThies 2671 Days ago #
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John, are you saying that we should write for search engines instead of people?

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